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Truck carrying hay caught fire, Altoona fire chief says

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Jesse Yang | WQOW

Altoona (WQOW) - Firefighters are still on scene of a vehicle fire in Altoona.

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News 18 spoke with the Altoona fire chief, who said a man was hauling hay to Altoona Hobb's Sports Center, located on Spooner Avenue, in his flatbed truck when it caught fire Tuesday around 5 p.m.

The fire chief said the man was starting to take hay from the back of the truck when he noticed flames coming out of the vehicle and called 911.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 18 for more details.


Posted on June 27, 2017 (5:37 p.m.):

Altoona (WQOW) - Firefighters are on scene of a vehicle fire in Altoona on Tuesday late afternoon.

News 18 has a reporter on scene, who said he can see one vehicle with smoke in the parking lot of Altoona Hobb's Sports Center, located on Spooner Avenue.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 18 for more details.

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